Utah Addiction Hotlines
America has a severe addiction problem, and Utah is no exception. Substance abuse is among the top health concerns in the state. This year, 8.44% of residents reported illicit drug use sometime during the last month, per the CDC. A total of 662 residents died from overdoses in 2021 alone. Data is not yet available for last year.
Unfortunately, addiction has a grip not just on Utah, but on all of America. Fortunately, there is help. Below are three completely free resources for help with substance abuse available to residents of the Beehive State. Addiction is a disease, and the cure begins with helping yourself. We aim to be part of that help.
Utah Addiction Rehab Hotline
Available 24/7, the Utah Addiction Hotline is free and anonymous for any resident to receive assistance with addiction. Call 866-210-1303 anytime to be connected with a specialist who will listen and help in any way possible. The website also offers links to helpful resources and much more. Call now. Help is standing by.
Utah Crisis Line
The University of Utah Health has partnered with the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline to bring residents the Utah Crisis Line. Call 800-273-8255 to be connected with a specialist who can offer guidance and resources, or click here to visit the Utah DHS Substance Abuse and Mental Health webpage.
United Ways of Utah has partnered with 211 to offer the service to state residents. Dial 211 or text your zip code to 898211 to be linked with a certified specialist. Also you can click here visit the Utah-specific 211 website which offers a chat option as well as an app.